The San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves have sent scouts to watch Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain in recent days, according to the New York Post.
David Wright hit two solo homers, New York’s bullpen pitched five-plus scoreless innings and the Mets overcame an injury to starter Jonathon Niese in a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Kris Medlen shook off a Little League-like mistake with seven strong innings, Chris Johnson hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 5-3 Wednesday night.
Zack Wheeler lived up the hype in his major league debut, pitching six scoreless innings to lead the New York Mets to a 6-1 victory over the first-place Atlanta Braves and a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday.
Matt Harvey pitched six hitless innings, John Buck homered and the New York Mets held off another Atlanta comeback, beating the Braves, 4-3, on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader.
Young ace Matt Harvey will take mound in the first game of Tuesday’s double dip in Atlanta. Then comes the main event: Zack Wheeler making his major league debut in the nightcap.
The Mets and Braves waited a long time to get going. Finally, at 1:22 a.m., Freddie Freeman gave Atlanta a most improbable victory.
Zack Wheeler is excited about his big-league debut with the New York Mets, especially since he’ll be pitching not far from where he grew up.
Rain, rain, go away; don’t spoil Zack and Harvey day.
The Mets have sent down Collin McHugh and called up David Aardsma from Triple-A Las Vegas
With the Yankees visiting Citi Field, Mets’ first baseman Ike Davis is looking to keep the momentum going.
The four total games will be the fewest between the Mets and Yanks since the first two seasons of interleague play back in 1997 and 1998 when the teams played just one three-game series.
Davis busted out of his prolonged slump with a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Mets rallied past the Braves on Sunday night to end an eight-game losing streak at home.
Light-hitting pitcher Mike Minor homered for his first two RBIs in the majors and struck out 10 as the Atlanta Braves posted their second win in a matter of hours, beating the New York Mets 6-0 Saturday for their eighth straight victory.
The Mets lost their fourth in a row after resuming Friday’s suspended game.